Crime, underserved neighborhoods, stadium renovations: Mayoral candidates wrangle issues important to Jacksonville voters
With less than two weeks until the mayoral election in Duval County, the seven candidates who will appear on the ballot met Wednesday for a News4JAX debate in partnership with JU’s Public Policy Institute, where they addressed questions aimed at bettering the future of the city.
Could Jacksonville again be chosen to host Republican National Convention?
It almost happened in the summer of 2020 — and, once again, Jacksonville could be the site of the Republican National Convention. Local and national leaders are tiptoeing around the topic, but it seems the River City is under consideration as the host of the event in 2028.
Walker, Kemp campaign in Ga. together for the 1st time
Fresh off his commanding re-election victory, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Saturday is playing the role of dutiful Republican soldier campaigning for the first time alongside Senate hopeful Herschel Walker after spending months steering clear of his ticket-mate.
Wisconsin's top Republican sues to block Jan. 6 subpoena
Wisconsin’s Republican Assembly leader is suing to block a subpoena that orders him to testify before the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection about a conversation he had with Donald Trump about overturning the 2020 election. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos filed the lawsuit on Sunday in federal court in Wisconsin arguing that the subpoena falls outside the scope of the committee’s investigation into last year's Capitol attack and infringes on his legislative immunity from civil process. Vos, who had a falling out with Trump this summer, also alleged that the short notice of the subpoena placed an undue burden on him.news.yahoo.com
Wisconsin GOP leader fires 2020 election investigator
The Wisconsin Assembly Republican leader who hired a former state Supreme Court justice to investigate the 2020 election fired him Friday, after the former justice and former President Donald Trump backed the lawmaker’s opponent. Speaker Robin Vos firing of Michael Gableman ends a 14-month probe that began with Vos voicing full confidence in Gableman’s abilities. Vos had rejected Gableman's determination that lawmakers should consider decertifying the 2020 election, as Trump wants.news.yahoo.com
Wisconsin mayors targeted amid GOP-ordered election probe
The Republican-hired attorney investigating the 2020 election told Wisconsin lawmakers during a testy hearing Wednesday he has filed a lawsuit to force officials in Green Bay and Madison to provide testimony. The simultaneous meetings come as Republicans in Wisconsin are increasing the pressure on election officials. Lawmakers have called for the resignation of the state's nonpartisan top election administrator and a sheriff who supports Donald Trump called for prosecuting five of the commission's six members.news.yahoo.com
With vote counting completed, Rep. Lauren Underwood declares victory. But Jim Oberweis wants a recount.
“This was a historic election: more than 400,000 members of our community cast votes in this race. I want to say thank you to our elections officials for ensuring that every voter was able to safely participate in this election. Our democracy is precious, and it requires participation.”chicagotribune.com
Op-ed: Taking Black executives to the next level and beyond
The 2020 presidential election was a tight contest that painted a vivid picture highlighting our country's division along racial lines. One would be ignorant to believe that these sentiments do not bleed over into corporate America and the business world at large. It was invigorating to hear both the president-elect and vice president-elect acknowledge the power of the voice of Black voters. In this post-election atmosphere, where Black Americans are left contemplating how we move forward, we must continue to press on toward fostering Black excellence in corporate America by building the talent pipeline of the current and next generation of Black leaders. They too need to remain focused on developing and retaining high potential Black talent, promoting deserving role models so that everyone knows what is possible.cnbc.com
Daywatch: Biden leads in Georgia, Pritzker warns of possible statewide crackdown and 10 restaurants to order from for Take Out challenge
Meanwhile, the election is stretching on as ballot counting continues in battleground states and the winner of the presidency — and some local races — remains unknown. Follow along with the latest results here and national updates here.chicagotribune.com
Here's why you're not getting a $1,200 stimulus check before election day
The election is less than a week away, which means another round of stimulus may take months to materialize. After confirming Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., announced that the Senate would be recessed until Nov 9. The hiatus means that the next stimulus bill will almost certainly not pass before the election and negotiations will most likely be delayed until at least January 2021, according to Garrett Watson, a senior policy analyst at the Tax Foundation. Check out this video to learn how likely Congress is to pass a stimulus bill after the election and to see what the results of the election will mean for future stimulus legislation. More from Invest in You:'Predictably Irrational' author says this is what investors should be doing during the pandemicCoronavirus forced this couple into a 27-day quarantine amid their honeymoon cruiseHow to prepare for a family member with Covid-19Disclosure: NBCUniversal and Comcast Ventures are investors in Acorns.cnbc.com
Chicago election officials still looking to assign polling places for 7 precincts in the final stretch to Election Day
“Each election, there are always a number of precincts where the previous location cannot host a polling place, because of construction or some other change in operations,” said Marisel Hernandez, chairwoman of the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners. “This election is similar, except now we had to change many polling place locations to move to larger spaces that allow for social distancing between work stations for election judges and the booths for voters.”chicagotribune.com
What's ahead for the presidential election?
With the political conventions over, the presidential candidates will now be campaigning in earnest. Voters head to the polls in just 100 days. Phillip Bump, a political columnist at The Washington Post, joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss what's ahead in the campaign and the impact of the conventions.cbsnews.com
Is this Donald Trump’s election to lose?
Our political panelists Ruth Marcus of The Washington Post, Reihan Salam of the National Review, Molly Ball of The Atlantic, and Jonathan Martin of The New York Times discuss the current Republican front-runner’s campaign strategy, and whether or not it will work in the new year.cbsnews.com
The CBS Decision Desk: How we make projections
The CBS Decision Desk: How we make projections Here at Election headquarters, we'll be looking through all the votes as they're reported and getting the latest from voters from our exit polls. Elections Director Anthony Salvanto explains how his team combs through the stats and trends and how to watch the races as they unfold.cbsnews.com
Concerns of violence as Ukraine approaches presidential election
Concerns of violence as Ukraine approaches presidential election Sunday is presidential election day in Ukraine. The election will be held amid concerns that pro-Russian separatists in the eastern part of the country will disrupt the vote. Charlie D'Agata reports.cbsnews.com